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Nov 13 Weekly Update

Nov 14 Update 8.30am: Road is graded and has gravel and in good condition until about 2km before the summit where snow accumulation picks up and the road is no longer maintained. Some slippery patches from about 20km down to 16km where the heavy snow changes to light snow and then to rain as you … Continue reading »

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November 4 Weekly Update

Nov 12 Update: Drove over the Hurley today (Nov 12) from Gold Bridge. 5 km either side of the Pass app 1.5 feet of snow. Drove in ruts if thankfully similar sized truck (Pathfinder). Was not plowed past point where grade starts up to pass. Closure imminent if no further plowing. Thanks to Allan for … Continue reading »

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Oct 24 Update

Oct 29 Update: Hurley is in great shape and more material is being put on the Pemberton switchbacks. The Lillooet FSR has some huge potholes hiding under the leaves. Thanks to John for the photo and update. Oct 24: The Hurley has been graded and is back to 2 way traffic.  Yesterday the grader was … Continue reading »

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Oct 22 Update

The first Hurley reports are in after all the rain last night. Sunday afternoon update: Still not plowed. 24-30 inches at the summit. One way traffic for 3km at the top. Chains mandatory. Not suitable for cars! Thanks to Randy for the update.  More reports in Sunday evening and the road has seen lots of … Continue reading »

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October 21 Update

The logging company cleared snow off the Hurley with the grader and conditions on Friday were good. Thanks to Tony Guarascio for the update and photos. New update in from Saturday morning – snowing lightly and -3 at the summit. Thanks to Jim Blair for the update and photo! Thanks to Heather Roberts for this … Continue reading »

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Summer Update

The contest for the first Hurley trip of the season photo contest has closed and you can vote on your favourite entry on the Bridge River Valley Facebook page. Fire Danger is extreme and there is a total fire ban which means no campfires, fireworks, bear bangers and no tossing cigarette butts!  Be aware that … Continue reading »

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Grading update

Hurley has been graded in the middle.  Lower switchbacks and Gwenyth Lake to Gold Bridge still waiting to be done. The grader is still up there working. Watch for rocks turned up by grading which can cause flat tires. See if you can spot the Larch trees on the west side of Hurley. Larch is … Continue reading »

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Active Logging on the Hurley

Aspen Planers will be commencing log hauling on the Bridge River Main and then down the Hurley FSR to the bridge and onto Rd. 40 starting almost immediately. This will continue to approximately one month (mid-July).  You may see loaded and unloaded logging trucks pretty much anytime during the day starting early through to late … Continue reading »

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Road Closure Saturday June 3rd

The Hurley will be closed from 11am to noon on Saturday June 3rd around the 17km bridge for road work.  Please drive slow through the construction area before and after the closure. The road is muddy and rough and will be graded soon. The East Hurley is also open. Take your time and enjoy the … Continue reading »

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Hurley is open!

Snow clearing on the Hurley was completed this afternoon. Streams are running high up there and there is also still the potential for Green Mountain avalanche to come down so there is no stopping between 9 km and 13 km on the Gold Bridge side. Expect muddy and icy patches and watch out for oncoming … Continue reading »

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Hurley Opening Update 4

Tom is out to around 34 km from Gold Bridge. He’s into the deep and hard snow now. We are expecting the road will be opened early next week sometime. Thanks to machine operator Tom Illidge for the update and photos of his work day yesterday. More updates will be posted as they come in.

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Hurley Opening Update 3

Winter is holding on at the Hurley summit and there is still 5.5 feet of snow up there!  Snow removal will start on Thursday from the Gold Bridge side and we expect the road to be open sometime the week of May 29th. Another update will be made when the actual date of opening is … Continue reading »

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Hurley Opening Update 2

UPDATE Friday 19th – The deck replacement work on the steel bridge has been completed. There are reports that someone on a side by side got stuck in the snow and had to leave their vehicle on the Pemberton side. The temps are warming up and the snow is rotten and deep so please do … Continue reading »

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Hurley Opening update

Rain is expected on the Hurley Thurs/Friday and the FLNRO avy technician analysis is if the Green Mtn avy path’s don’t come down then,  the risk is about the same as driving on the Duffy  i.e. lower. They feel that crews doing road work can travel in and out at that point more safely. The … Continue reading »

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Hurley Spring Update

Lots of people are asking if the Hurley is passable with a truck and the answer is no not yet!  We are expecting an opening update later this week after the avalanche conditions have been assessed. Most of the Green Mountain slide paths did not slide naturally and the avalanche danger is rated at considerable … Continue reading »

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